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Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Ellwoodii' (Lawson's cypress 'Ellwoodii')

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Time to maturity
20-50 years
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Botanical name: Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Ellwoodii'

Other names: Lawson's cypress 'Ellwoodii'

Genus: Chamaecyparis

Variety or Cultivar: 'Ellwoodii' _ 'Ellwoodii' is a fairly slow-growing large evergreen shrub of columnar habit, with grey-green to blue-green, semi-juvenile foliage in short soft sprays.

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Ellwoodii' is: Evergreen

Foliage: Blue, Dark-green, Grey-green in All seasons

Habit: Narrowly columnar

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

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Specific pests: Aphids , Juniper scale , Shoot-boring moths

Specific diseases: Honey fungus , Phytophthora root diseases

General care

Pruning: No pruning required. If formed into a shape, such as a hedge, will need trimming twice a year.. REGISTER to read more...

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Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Ellwoodii' (Lawson's cypress 'Ellwoodii') will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 2.5m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, City, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Foliage only

Cultivation: Plant in moist but well-drained soil. Can tolerate chalk soils, but prefers slightly acidic soil.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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Hi, I have an Ellwoodi in a large pot which has been fine over the last two winters. I have noticed the inner leaves are turning brown, though the outer leaves remain dark green and on scratching the stem, I find it's still green. The

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